Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Psychology
Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Full Time 1.0 P2 position available
The position sits within the mental health and addictions inpatient program comprising 58 beds. The program has 4 statewide psychiatric intensive care beds and provides acute care to patients who stay an average of 17 days. You will work within a dynamic MDT environment that prides itself on the delivery of personal centred recovery-oriented care. You will be part of a supportive and dynamic psychology department with excellent access to supervision and professional development.
The Clinical psychologist will provide a full range of services to patients of the acute mental health service. We are looking for a highly organised, dynamic person who thrives on variety in the workplace and enjoys being part of a caring and committed multi-disciplinary team
Skills and experience in formal psychological assessment (personality/diagnostic) of people with a psychiatric disorder or suspected disorder.
Skills and experience in the assessment and treatment of people with severe psychiatric disorders including those with dual diagnosis, during an acute phase of illness.
Have a recovery-oriented approach to working with people with psychiatric disorders
Skills in providing group therapy
A best practice approach to working with people with first episode psychosis
Ability to work collaboratively with clients, families and other team members to ensure best outcomes for clients.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Skills and experience in the provision of supervision and training (P-3 applicants)
Discount Health Insurance
Child care services
Professional development opportunities
If applicable, specify specific requirements that you require in the cover letter or CV.
All enquiries to Fiona Whitecross, Operations Manager Inpatient Service on 03 9076 3916 or Lynda Katona Psychology Manager 0402071138
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.